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by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 08 2017

'15 in 15' You Can Make the Difference

The new Youth Action Network (YAN) Space will be a community hub that provides a safe place for youth to connect, to learn new skills and to participate in positive experiences.  The support we have received from businesses, trades people and individuals who want to help has been inspiring!

The Rossland...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 07 2017

BC residents who are taking a bit longer to clean up their yard this fall now have more reason to wait until spring.

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) says fallen leaves have many benefits. The not-for-profit land conservation group says property owners who haven’t bagged leaves already should leave some on the ground to support backyard biodiversity. It can also save people, time...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 02 2017

The road to a private resort being constructed on Jumbo Glacier in the BC Interior just got a little smoother for Jumbo Glacier Resort after the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an appeal by the Ktunaxa Nation Council in a ruling released Thursday.

The Supreme Court of Canada, in a landmark 7-2 decision,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 02 2017

To Time Change, or not to Time Change . . . that is the question.

The first Sunday of November has been designated as the end of Daylight Savings Time when most places fall back.

However, there appears to be more appetite to end...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 01 2017

The southern interior is digging out after the first major snow storm of the season.

And Old Man Winter is expected to stick around for at least a few more days with Environment Canada forecasting a chance of snow flurries for the next few days.

Many of the mountain passes were hit hard by the storm, with 36 cm falling on the Okanagan Connector through the night.

Roads in...

by CBT on Wednesday Nov 01 2017

The Waneta Terrestrial Compensation Program (WTCP) is beginning its final application intake as it enters year seven of a mandate to support habitat restoration and conservation activities in the Waneta area.

A commitment arising from the construction of the Waneta Expansion Project south of Trail by project partners Fortis Inc.,...

by Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Nov 01 2017

“The West is the best. /  Get here, and we’ll do the rest.”

                                                -- Jim Morrison, the Doors, Blue Bus

In the beginning, two words

I do not often fare into the waters of moral judgements, but in this column I do. My morals and ethics, or “values” as the modern vocabulary seems to prefer,...

by RCAC on Tuesday Oct 31 2017

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture is proud to announce our next performance, “Shakespeare After Dark”, which will be taking place at the Miners Hall on Friday November 17th.

The RCAC is once again bringing live comedy to Rossland, this time it’s a fresh blend of classic Shakespeare, drunken shenanigans and the art of improvisation.

In the first half, you'll...

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Oct 31 2017

Tours of the school's new premises, cake, a slide-show of  "before and after" the renovations,  some information on the building's history, short speeches, a ribbon-cutting and an award presentation; Rossland's own community-generated school invites  everyone to join the celebrations at  7:00 pm on November 8, 2017.

The landmark St. Andrews...

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 31 2017

Over the next six weeks, British Columbians have the opportunity to share their perspective on the path to raising B.C.’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.

The Fair Wages Commission is seeking input on the timing of wage increases for the general workforce, as well as looking at wage fairness for liquor servers, live-in camp leaders, home support workers, resident caretakers and certain farm...

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